Bixby Event Offers Free Fun & Health Screenings For Kids

Saturday, August 15th 2009, 2:11 pm
By: News On 6

BIXBY, OK -- The 3rd Annual StaySAFE Child Safety and Health Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Eye Center South Tulsa, 12345 S. Memorial Drive in Bixby. Several health screenings will be offered - and the event is completely free.

The Fair, which is sponsored by the Bixby Optimist Club, will provide parents an opportunity for free immunizations (parent or legal guardian must be present and must bring current records) as well as information on how to keep kids in the community safe in the car, at home, or while out and about.

Bixby firefighters and police officers along with EMSA medics will be there to discuss fire safety and internet safety, fingerprint children, check car seats and conduct vehicle tours.

Other opportunities include eye scans, chiropractic screening, self-defense demonstrations by Marshal Arts Academy and hearing screening.

Chatters the Clown and friends will be face painting, balloon sculpting, and conducting contests and games throughout the day. Free refreshments will be available.

Events include:

  • 10:15 a.m. & 1:15 p.m. Internet Safety for parents
  • 10:45 a.m. & 12:15 p.m. Martian Arts Academy demonstration
  • 11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Health Source
  • 11:15 a.m. & 12:45 p.m. Chatters The Clown
  • 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Games